Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Canfield Cemetery near Ivy, Iowa, for Mildred “Midge” Haws, 92, of Perry. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, with the family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Ivy Centennial United Methodist Church in Midge’s name.
Midge passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center, Iowa.
Mildred B. Warren was born Aug. 14, 1927, the daughter of Roy and Edith (Patterson) Warren in Runnells, Iowa.
She graduated from East High School in Des Moines with the class of 1944.
Midge married Delbert W. Haws on March 22, 1946, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Del and Midge owned Haws Implement in Perry for many years before their retirement.
They moved to Texas in 1976 and enjoyed playing golf and living on a lake. Midge loved the water and the sun. They also enjoyed spending time in Hawaii for a couple of months each winter.
Playing bridge and mahjong were favorite pass times. Most of all Midge loved spending time with her family.
They moved back to Perry in 1994.
Survivors include her two daughters, Sandra (Dennis) Pennington of Perry and Linda (Dan) Gregory of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren, Kris (Scott) Gavin of Adel, Chad (Linda) Pennington of Grimes, Marc (Emily) Pennington of Wellman, Iowa, and Kelly (Clive) Hess of Houston, Texas; 12 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Liggett of Des Moines.
Midge was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Delbert Haws, on June 13, 2012; one daughter, Susan Haws; two brothers, Ralph Warren and Edgar Warren; and one sister, Margorie Garrett.